Below is a list of skills that I have acquired over the course of my career. Each contains a short description explaining my definition of the discipline along with links to excellent books that I enjoyed reading for each topic.
Information architecture is the study and practice of information organization.
Attribute Driven Design, Latency, Throughput, Efficiency, Scalability, Extensibility, Maintainability, Visibility, Documentation
DNS, CDNs, Load Balancers, Auto Scaling Groups, Queues, Streams, Consumers, Database Replication
Traffic Pattern Analysis, Performance Measurement, Bottleneck Identification, Log Collection, Root Cause Analysis, Time Between Failures, Failure Detection Time, Failure Recovery Time, Monitoring, Alerting
Representational State Transfer, Resource Oriented Architecture, Hypermedia Formats, Composition, Cacheability, Serendipitous Reuse
ACID, Relational Database Design, Normalization, Denormalization, Foreign Key Constraints, NoSQL, Key Value Stores, Document Stores, Full Text Search, Distributed Database Design, CAP Theorem, Object Storage
Interactive Design, Usability, Responsive Design
Firewalls and Security Groups, Content Security Policy, Secure Cookies, CSRF, XSS, Authentication, Credential Stuffing, Rate Limiting
Scrum, Kanban, Planning, Retrospectives, Safety, Honesty, Ownership, Delegated Authority, Leadership, Process Measurement, Process Design, Automation
Gathering Product Requirements (Generative), Specifying Engineering Requirements (Reductive), Stakeholder Kickoff, Project Phases, Milestones, Scope, Schedule